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Sep 23, 2012 5:00am PDT
to jewish tradition is still here coming up of 5773 since the dawn of creation. woke up maxine the director of institutional advancements the jewish community high-school of the they and also the regional director of the american jewish committee of the bay area of welcome. and as a jump in why do you tell us with the american jewish committee is altogether. >>> the american jewish community or a j.c. a select colors all suspended in 1906 and that interesting circumstances. was founded by a german jewish banker from new york and the time of pogroms and russia and abroad and his fellow german jews to establish an organization trying to alleviate their suffering. we are 106 year-old organization which is concerned with human rights and concerned with israel security and i do love out reached to the ethnic community all over the united states with 26 offices in this country and nine overseas offices and our work is so wide footprints. it's taken a put the issue simic to think that we are making a difference both in the bay area and wider fields. >>> what does the encompass for that a j.c.? >
Sep 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
years, if you think back the first writer who was read in terms of asian american was maxine kingston. i read her in high school and was greatly affected by reading about the woman warrior. before her there were few. there were some but didn't make that economic splash. they were never read in a large way. maxine was the first one we read her in school we knew of her. she was not out there like anny tan was when she wrote the joy luck club. so much of it is timing. it meant all the history and the voices before then had been silent. my generation of writers came in and we heard stories of women and men and the family of a different generation. a lot of us had been writing about that because they were silenced for so long. i am involved with the book prize. it's a pacific rim book prize in which books come from asia and all over the pacific rim. in the last 11 years it's been a prize we read so many books that have come from voices of new writers. i'm always amazed and they are writing different storers i wrote when i started. all the people have come through now. if you look at the list
Sep 21, 2012 8:00pm PDT
, and maxine waters accused of using her position to help her husband. tonight, her colleagues cleared her of any wrongdoing. does that add up? let's go "outfront." >>> good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight mitt takes it all off, almost. today mitt romney finally released his 2011 tax return. now, we knew that was coming, but we didn't know he'd almost give us the full monte because he gave us a summary for his returns for the past 20 years. and it was tantalizing what mitt showed us today. it was just a glimpse. last year mitt paid $1.94 million in taxes on $13.7 million of mostly investment income. his effective federal tax rate was 14.1%. all right. we have the proof from romney's tax preparer, pricewaterhousecoopers, in a notarized letter. between 1990 and 2009, this is the 20-year summary that nobody knew was coming, the romneys' average annual effective federal tax rate was 20.2%. they got that by taking the average of the rate that they paid every year over that 20-year period. their lowest annual effective federal personal tax rate, 13.7%. so they gave an ave
Sep 1, 2012 5:37am PDT
for the first time. this is the federal theater project. this is maxine albroro. it's been destroyed and one of my favorites done by helen bruten. it's to remind us, while i was looking at these projects, they employed 42 percent women. it's very unusual in the art world. and then of course, in san francisco, benny lafono. we had the first and the last of the new deal. coit tower is the first. it is i think, one of the best in the country. it shows san francisco's history and that of human civilization shown through the eyes of labor. these are things that happened in san francisco's history. lynchings. again, coit tower, shows you the stock market dropping. something people weren't used to seeing. and a business many being held up. and in george washington high school, the farther of our country pointing the pioneers west as they walk over a dead indian. most of the art is not controversial. most of the artists celebrates local produce. this is one of the most extraordinary murals i have seen. at a tuberculosis cemetery. they also painted a mural in san francisco. finally, it's on the outsi
Sep 7, 2012 11:35pm PDT
of people who knew his signature horse trot. and in beverly hills itself, rodeo drive at the salon by maxine. so if i use the phrase gangnam style, does that mean anything here in beverly hills? ♪ >> reporter: gangnam style flash mobs are also a youtube phenomenon. today we caught up with a choreographer hoz leading the flash mob scene. >> he's funny. anyone who is funny will capture an audience. >> you got to use your you were body also. it's a horse. psy was signed this week by justin bieber's manager. he's now poised to become the biggest korean popstar ever. >> to the future. ♪ >> reporter: psy is leading the charge, gangnam style. i'm david wright for "nightline" in beverly hills. >> oh, i'm worried about the "nightline" christmas party. thank you. thank you for watching abc news. gma will be waiting for you in the morning. have a great weekend, america. jimmy kimmel is next.
Sep 21, 2012 4:00am PDT
will hold a hearing in the case of congresswoman maxine waters. the california democrat disputes allegations she tried to steer u.s. bailout money to a bank where her husband owns stock. the hearing indicates the committee is nearing a conclusion in its investigation. waters maintains she's innocent. >>> the so-called fifth or extra page of the u.s. constitution will go on display at the national archives for the very first time today. the showing, which lasts through monday, is time to celebrate the document's 225th anniversary next week. >>> and happy birthday to actor bill murray. he turns 62 today. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and more as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. after disappearing with a convicted murderer for over a decade, bobby parker speaks publicly for the first time. >>> and actress maggie gyllenhaal will be live on the plaza to talk about her new movie "won't back down.
Sep 22, 2012 12:00am PDT
in 2002. california congresswoman maxine waters will not be charged with violating house ethics rules. the los angeles democrat had faced allegations she sought $12 million in federal bailout money for united-one, a bank her husband owns stock in. but the committee's outside counsel, billy martin, found waters believed she was acting on behalf of all minority-owned banks. >> we recommended to this committee in a written report that covers almost 150 pages that the evidence on the record does not support a knowing violation of ethics rules or any other standard of conduct with respect to representative max even waters-- maxine waters by a clear and convincing standard. >> holman: the report did raise questions about actions by waters' grandson and chief of staff, mikael moore. moore has denied any wrongdoing, but he may receive a letter of reproval from the ethics committee. general motors is recalling nearly 500,000 cars to fix a transmission problem-- they can remain in gear and roll away, even though they appear to be in "park." the recalled vehicles are the chevy malibu, pontiac g-
Sep 21, 2012 9:00am EDT
allegations against california democrat maxine waters facing charges that our grandchildren, who serves as the chief of staff, pressured the treasury department to give bailout money to a minority owned bank in which ms. waters' husband held stock and served on the board of the director. all five leaders and linda sanchezed rescueded themselves from the case. congressman goodlatte is receiverring as the chair and this should get underway any moment. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> good morning. [no audio] >> february of this year, after six members voluntarily rescued themselves in consideration of the matter of representative waters. the waters committee sole focus has been to resolve the waters matter. this effort has been assisted by billy marks, standing committee in july of 2011. [inaudible] they proceeded in two phase z, investigation of representative waters matter and in the 111th congress violated representative waters due process rights. the outside counsel concludedded, and we unanimously found that representative waters due process right had not been v
Sep 21, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the single vice- presidential candidates debate. follow our coverage on c-span radio and online. >> maxine waters was cleared of ethics violations charges today. but her chief of staff still faces an inquiry. the house ethics committee determined there was no evidence that she pressured the treasury department to give a bailout to the minority owned bank, when united. her husband held stock in the bank and served on the board of director. the findings conclude a two-year investigation and is an hour and 40 minutes. >> this effort has been assisted by billy martin. mr. martin proceeded in two phases. first, he considered allegations and whether it one hundred 11th congress had violated miss water's -- miss waters' rights. they concluded that her due process rights had not been violated. the outside counselor then moved to the second phase of his review, as substantive of view of the -- review of the conduct of misses waters. -- representative waters. that review is now complete and we are attempting to reach a final conclusion on his recommendations and this matter in general. that is what
Sep 21, 2012 4:00pm PDT
this year. >> democratic congress woman maxine waters will not be charged with ethics violations. and there are members saying they have no evidence of wrong doing. and she nougt allegations when trying to steer a bailout to a bank where her husband is a investor. her grandson was found guilty of ethics violations. >> there are city workers in concord have a three day skbeekd not liking it, workers off for a furlough day, the first of many and the workers are angry and pushing back. >> monthly furlough rays have been a fact of life several years, this is the first friday closure of the new fiscal year and this morning some staged a prot dwroft say enough is enough. and there is city workers in orange tee shirts showed up at the concord corporation yard demanding to go to work. these are mostly public works employees who agreed that 13 furlough days per year when the budget was in dire straits in 2009. and the city is doing bet skbrer time for furloughs to end. >> there is when trying to let citizens know the money is there. and let's reestablish services throughout the state. >>
Sep 21, 2012 7:00am EDT
-span radio, the house ethics committee is expected to clear charges against representative maxine waters, democrat from california. the piece says -- a staff would not be entirely off the hook. her chief of staff and grandson are likely to be held accountable for reaching housecoats of conduct. when the house ethics committee meets in the republic session at 9:15 eastern time today, that michael moore will be held accountable for seeking to leverage waters' influence to aid a bank. she's been facing a similar conflict of interest charged since 2009. that headline, maxine waters expected to be cleared of conflict of interest charges. if you can watch or listen to the hearings on the c-span networks, c-span radio, and any time on dallas is on the phone from asheville, north carolina. the new york times calling this the least productive congress in a generation. caller: thank you, steve. you are doing a great job, as usual. i am tired of seeing all the illusion that is in the left and right politics of our country. anyone that ever does any real research as far as conspiracy the
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Sep 21, 2012 6:00am PDT
maxine waters with any ethics charges. this has been going on for years, this investigation. the suggestion was that she had tried to steer money to a bank that her husband owned some stock in from the stimulus money, and that apparently will go no further for representative maxine waters. more on that later. gregg: the space shuttle endeavour is getting set to continue its tour over the state of california, strapped on top of a jumbo jet as you can see the shuttle expected to take off from edwards air force base in just a few minutes from now. adam housley is live at lax airport. adam this thing is hitting all the big tourist spots in the l.a. area, right? >> reporter: it is, gregg. in fact it's supposed to take off in about half an hour to 45 minutes but it's been pushed out. it's now an hour and a half to hour 45. it will head north from the high desert, fly past the capitol in sacramento and to the bay area. the reason why they pushed it back one hour is the bay area does have some fog. they believe the fog will lift in time as endeavour will fly over northern california
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Sep 21, 2012 3:00pm PDT
: mike emanuel live on the hill. thank you. california democratic congresswoman maxine waters will not be charged with ethics violations. the i thicks committee cleared waters today of allegation she steered a $12 million federal bail-out to a bank where her husband owned stock. however, waters' chief of staff also her grandson may receive a letter admonishing him for his conduct. golfers tell politicians to stop teeing off on president obama. but there is more to it. more of you distrust the media than ever. grapevine is next. [ male announcer ] for the saver, and a big first step. for the spender who needs a little help saving. for adding "& sons." for the dreamer, planning an early escape. for the mother of the bride. for whoever you are, for whatever you're trying to achieve, pnc has technology, guidance, and over 150 years of experience to help you get there. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you engineer a true automotive breakthrough? ♪ you give it bold new styling, unsurpassed luxury and nearly 1,000 improvements. introducing the redesigned 2013 glk. see your authori
Sep 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
't that supposed to be the carpenters? >> that's the wrong version of that song. this is maxine's version and the last song we'll hear from my playlist. >> i think they're saving your favorite for last. this is a song we hear a lot in the morning. >> it gets me up for the show. >> i'm matt lauer along with savannah gurthrie and al roker. the professionals are in the studio. >>> mcdonald's has decided to start posting the calories for the food items on the menu. question is, will other restaurants start following suit? another question we're asking, remember the story we had earlier in the show about the 77-year-old woman dragged out by the police officer. controversial because if you know what happened before that moment, it may be a little bit of a different story. >>> we also asked our viewers to weigh in on that, didn't we? i wonder what they're going to -- how that's going to break down. >> it's very interesting. and we will reveal the results of that coming up. >> okay. >>> we've also got a little miami heat here in the studio. that's because the "real housewives of miami" kick off a
Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
look at redistricting, for example. we're acting as if john conyers and maxine waters are not facing stiff resistance from the lines that are drawn, the geopolitics, if you will, of their particular districts, that change the democracy of the people who will even vote for them rent until the left deals with on the ground political reality, talking about austerity measures -- when you compare the republicans to the democrats were pleased obama in the last 3 1/2 years to what the republicans have put forth, austerity is not what he is talking about. he is acting in the context of the cards that have been dealt to him. >> professor dyson, a quick question around the issue of progressive dollars single president of women to all the can to appease republicans, and we see where that has gone, but with the progress of uprisings of the last year, whether we're talking about occupy wall street or the massive uprising in wisconsin, the biggest in history, as they try to take on governor walker getting public unions this of president obama missing in action. >> no question about that. bringing
Sep 24, 2012 2:05am EDT
shirt. so maybe it'd be smart to leave it behind? yeah. yeah, but dumb to get caught. maxine, eric said that you had the neck strap from the crane remote? yeah, the remote didn't have any prints on it. he thought i might have more luck with the strap. did you? we'll see. cross your fingers and hope some skin cells sloughed off our killer while doing the deed. (beeping) duquesne: okay, there must be some sort of mistake. there's no match in codis, and i thought for sure that... joey salucci and mick ragosa are both in the system. means they didn't do it. okay, will you run this against the elimination samples from the case, please? sure, no problem. 96% probability match to william campbell. that's not right. that's our victim. ithiss a familial match.y. xy, male. his son. how could you do it? do what? i-i'm not sure what you mean. don't. just don't. you killed your father. no. no, i... what did you do, noah? what did you do? i didn't mean to, i swear. don't say anything else. you need an attorney. i'm gonna get you an attorney. no, mom. dad risked everything just to tell the truth. now
Sep 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
by a well respected congress woman. maxine waters is under investigation. she's accused of trying to steer federal bailout money to a bank where her husband is a shareholder. waters says she was trying to help banks owned by minorities, and it's only a coincidence her husband is an investor in those banks. >>> the controversy over video secret lly recorded at romney fund-raisers is playing a key role in the u.s. senate race in virginia. tim kaine and george allen discussed the recordings during their first debate, which you saw live here on nbc 4. in one of those videos, romney said 47% of americans will vote for the president because they're dependent on government and don't pay federal taxes. >> would you disagree with governor romney on this point? >> i have my own point of view, and my point of view is the people of america still believe in the american dream. >> i would be open to a proposal that would have a minimum tax or a deferred one. i do insist that many of the 47% that governor romney was going after pay a higher percentage of their income in action at thats than he does. >> t
Sep 21, 2012 10:30pm EDT
maxine waters was cleared of ethics violation charges today. part of her chief of staff and also her grandson, it is still under inquiry. her husband held stock in oneunited and served on the board of directors. the committee has completed 8 two-year investigation. --a two-year investigation. >> this effort has been assisted by billy martin. mr. martin proceeded in two phases. first, he considered allegations and whether it one hundred 11th congress had violated miss waters's rights. they concluded that her due process rights had not been violated. the outside counselor then moved to the second phase of his review, as substantive representative waters. that review is now complete and we are attempting to reach a final conclusion on his recommendations and this matter in general. that is what brings us here today. let me summarize the last steps we have taken. everyone in the room understand where we are and why we are here. after months of hard work by the outside counsel, his team and our staff, the committee has giving reason given careful scrutiny to the evidence. mr. martin made
Sep 21, 2012 11:00am PDT
, there's a lot going on today. here's symptom things we thought you should know. maxine waters has been cleared of ethics allegations. it follows a three-year investigation of her waters actions. former presidential candidate herman cain says if he were the republican nominee, he would have, quote, a substantial lead over president obama. cain also says that he won't seek a cabinet position if romney wins, he won't. he just won't do it. don't twist his arm. while millions tuned in to watch the republican and democratic national conventions, it is most watched speaker was -- you can hear the applause. joe biden. roughly 43.6 million people tuned in to see the vice president's speech. president obama came in second followed by mitt romney, bill clinton and marco rubio. the first episode of "snl's" thursday night weekend update aired late last night. did you see here? here's an highlight. >> featuring the best audience shot at the convention like woman sobbing before everyone speak and guy dancing to new music whatsoever. relive the ma jimagine sti of w just walking around and guy that bou
Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm PDT and facebook and twitter. >> southern california maxine waters will not be charged with ethics violations. the committee found that she did not find any violation. the democrat had possibly mismanaged funds. >> temperatures were warmer just as we expected. and 87 degrees and concord. 80s in pleasanton with 90's in antioch. and in the north bay. santa rosa, 86 degrees with 82 degrees in napa. temperatures in the 60s along the coast. 70's for the bayshore. and in the south bay. from the san mateo bridge. and those high clouds are coming and. that fog is not expected to make a return. in fact, very little if any fog, overnight. still, sunny and warm with changes coming up it looks like those sea breezes are going to increase. the no. wind will also be with us keeping us clear and warm. saturday, sunday a little bit cooler but '70s and '80s. temperatures in your neighborhood, coming up. now, here is stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. >> typically when you think of an illegal dumping you think of some one coming in in the darkness. however, in east oakland
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Sep 21, 2012 11:00am EDT
. the house ethics committee won't charged california congresswoman maxine waters with ethics violations. the committee found no violations in their probe of allegations. she steered a federal bailout to a bank in which has been known as stocks. her chief of staff was found to have violated standards of conduct. washington d.c. baseball team has clinched of playoff spot for the first time since the senators did in 1983. the national be the judges to reach the postseason for the first time since the team moved from montreal since the 2004 season. that is your fox news minute. now we head to you, dennis. dennis: apple fans rejoicing as the latest iphone hit store shelves. you can buy an online but why did that when you can stand in line for days and days? robert gray is in manhattan with reaction. robert: iphone draws a crowd, should be diagraming plays. hit right bigger still go downstairs and hit you for $700. boys did joining me here and they got a new iphone here. you had the iphone 4s before. why is it important to upgrade to the next cycle? >> it completes the whole screen so once yo
Sep 21, 2012 2:00pm EDT
an opening statement in the matter involving maxine waters. in july 2009, the house of congressional ethics submitted a report to the ethics committee in the one hundred 11th congress concluding the representative waters may have violated house conflict of interest rules when she called the former treasury secretary to set up a meeting with one united bank. in light of the fact that representative waters' husband was a former bird -- former board member and current stockholders in the bank, further investigation was warranted. an investigative subcommittee adopted a statement of alleged violations. that sav alleged three accounts of this kind of -- of misconduct. before the committee held a hearing on the matter, the matter was recommitted to the isc on the basis of newly discovered evidence and the -- and the congress ended without the committee taking further action on the matter. on july 20, 2011, my partner and i were retained as outside counsel to assist the committee and the one hundred 12 congress -- in congress to review the allegations. we were passed to review the record and provi
Sep 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
a minority and majority. aisle worked across the diathe with barney frank and maxine waters. i work also with carolyn maloney from new jersey, right across the river. she is a democrat from new york. we of work on a number of pieces of legislations -- have worked on a number of pieces of legislation spirit of those things never really make the front page of the news, but you have a republican and democrat working together to reach a solution. we had a bill come out of the committee yesterday, bob dole working with a democrat and work together to get it passed through. we work in a bipartisan not it done. and got there is some degree of bipartisanship and working together on these areas going on in washington, and maybe it just does not always come across in the media as that. host: dover, ohio. mike on the independent line. caller: good morning. two quick points before my three questions. the previous calller said he was calling on a non-addictive line. i wonder what that was. no. 2, he said the discourse comes across in the mainstream media. you can also see it on c-span when they're on
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
. a couple of other topics out there today, "the washington times," maxine waters, "panel clears waters of wrongdoing." host: there is also this pete -- this piece in "the washington post" about sheila bear. "bear book is blunt about the financial crisis." host: book coming out currently. couple more minutes, couple more calls. mike, florida, independent line. caller: thank you for taking my call. i have done a lot of research. i am an independent. there are three areas of research from which i have got a lot of information. one is a best seller by edward klein, a noted liberal journalist. he has written a book that is called "the amateur." it shows what the obama philosophy is regarding foreign affairs. he leads in appeasement. my friend -- favor president has been ronald reagan, because he preached basically strength is the best way to handle our adversaries. the second book is the bob woodward book, showing obama's lack of confidence. a non-negotiator who is over his head completely. the third reference, every fair minded american should see a, 2016, "obama's america." everyone shoul
Sep 14, 2012 3:00am PDT
and barbara lee and maxine waters went around the country trying to build opposition to the war in iraq. >> right. >> bill: and at that party last night, i heard that there was -- a lot of excitement on the floor yesterday when paul ryan showed up. for the first time. right? what was that like? >> i actually was not engaged in the talking that went on or the secret service that was there. but you know, he becomes a hero of the republican caucus. and great for them. let's really define the difference. >> bill: they gave a standing ovation when he came in. here's our hero, the guy who's going to save us. charlie wrangle told me last night that he went up -- when they were all applauding, that he walked up, too. and applauded. they said what are you doing? he said i just want to thank you. thank you for the democrats and the democratic party thanks you. i thank you. our country thanks you because you have made medicare the issue in this campaign. >> that's right. >> bill: really has. >> they cannot win. they're tryi
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